Lysine is an essential amino acid, the body cannot produce it so it must be sourced from food or a supplement. Solgar provides you with L-lysine 1000mg. Lysine is essential for growth, calcium absorption and energy production. A deficiency of lysine may cause excess calcium excretion. Persons suffering from osteoporosis may benefit from lysine supplementation. Studies have shown that lysine may strengthen the arterial wall and prevent arterial lesions from forming. Lysine is a precursor to carnitine and carnitine is vital for good heart health. Herpes and shingles sufferers may benefit greatly from lysine. Lysine may prevent and assist in recovery of herpes. Supplementing on lysine, zinc and vitamin C may be even more useful in treating herpes.
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L-Lysine (as HCl), Bulking Agents: microcrystalline cellulose, Anti-caking Agents: (silicon dioxide, vegetable magnesium stearate), Glazing Agents: (hydroxypropylmethyl cellulose, Vegetable Glycerin (from rapeseed oil, palm kernel oil, coconut oil)).